Avid gardener and Newton resident Barney Keezell will help home gardeners get the most out of their gardens in this one-hour online program. Learn what you need to jumpstart your garden this growing season. Barney teaches everything from planting techniques, maintenance, pest control, and best practices for growing in our climate, whether you’re growing in a container, raised bed, or your backyard.
Topics will include:
- Preparing your garden beds
- Choosing the right plants
- Managing pests
- Answering your specific gardening questions
About the speaker: Barney Keezell comes from a family of farmers and is a lifelong gardener. He graduated from the organic landscaping program at NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association) and has been gardening at his home in Newton for decades. He is also a consultant for home gardeners in the Newton area. Barney is a former Newton Community Farm board member and an “Ask the Expert” gardener for the annual NCF Seedling Sale.